[CentOS-devel] A Big Idea for a New Decade [was: Minutes for CentOS Board of Directors 2019-12-18 Meeting]

Gordon Messmer

gordon.messmer at gmail.com
Tue Jan 7 21:34:48 UTC 2020

On 1/7/20 12:08 PM, Jim Perrin wrote:
> On 1/7/20 4:09 AM, Neal Gompa wrote:
>> 1. CentOS Koji is pretty closed to a couple of folks in CentOS and Red
>> Hat.
> There were a variety of reasons this was done initially.
> That's because until Stream existed, there wasn't really much of a way
> to give back that didn't make the project deviate from its core mission.
> We have absolutely taken contributions from the community in the past,
> but most of the fixes offered were to fix bugs we didn't "own".

I don't think it's *entirely* fair to say that the fixes offered weren't 
relevant to CentOS, when no one outside the core maintainers had access 
to the build process, where fixes relevant to CentOS could be offered.

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